Friday, September 21, 2018

AFT Awards: Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

This is the fifth category of the 12th Annual AFT Television Awards, my personal choices for the best in television during the 2017-2018 season. This year, I’m including a shorter list, with just nominees and a few finalists, if applicable. Nominees are pictured in the order I’ve ranked them.

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series



Last year’s nominees: Joel Kinnaman, Gaten Matarazzo, Michael McKean, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Jeffrey Wright

Emmy nominees: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Peter Dinklage, Joseph Fiennes, David Harbour, Mandy Patinkin, Matt Smith

Finalists: Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones), Terry Kinney (Good Behavior)

The nominees:

Bobby Cannavale (Mr. Robot)
Caleb McLaughlin (Stranger Things)
Christian Slater (Mr. Robot)
Bill Irwin (Legion)

The winner:

Matias Varela (Narcos) was a consistent, magnetic part of a show filled with fascinating characters, defined by his dedication to his work despite its often questionable ethics.

Next up: Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series